Dodanim @ leaders, a race descended from Javan Genesis:10:4). They are known in profane history as the Dardani, originally inhabiting Illyricum. They were a semi-Pelasgic race, and in the ethnographical table Genesis:10) they are grouped with the Chittim (q.v.). In 1Chronicles:1:7, they are called Rodanim. The LXX. and the Samaritan Version also read Rhodii, whence some have concluded that the Rhodians, the inhabitants of the island of Rhodes, are meant.